First Step

First Step on Banana BoatAre you and your child ready to take the First Step?

First Step is a 2 or 5 night introduction to Sleep Away Camp for your child entering grades 1 through 5 at Camp Nah-Jee-Wah, an all inclusive program for children almost ready to take the leap from day camp to sleep away

Your child experiences all that Camp Nah-Jee-Wah has to offer in a well supervised and purposefully planned program of either 2 or 5 nights.  Sports, Arts, Waterfront, Pools, Adventure and Science activities are all available, providing your child with choices as well as opportunities to try something new. Our nurturing and caring counselors assist your child throughout the entire stay. Through unpacking, learning new skills, playing and making memories – your child is never alone.   You will be able to enjoy their experiences through photos and emails. And, you are welcome to chat with staff during their stay.  We know that the program comes to an end, your camper will show off new skills. And, of course, they will have lasting memories and friendships from their First Step experience, And, of course, campers develop lasting memories and friendships from their First Step experience, wanting to come back for more!

First Step Weekend                                                                 2 Night Trial Program for campers entering 1st-4th grades
August 10 – 12, 2018
$  50 (First Time First Step Campers Only)


First Step Week                                                                          5 Night Trial Program for campers entering 1st– 5th grades
August 19 – 24, 2018
$200 (First time First Step)
$700 (Return to First Step)*

*Return to First Step is a one time opportunity.  Please call the office for additional camp sessions.

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